How I can help you

SCORE certified mentor for those who are new or prospective business owners to help understand all aspects required to successfully get into business and avoid some of the common pitfalls. I can help people use the Business Model Canvas to develop, manage and effectively run their business.  Certified Professional Coach (Corporate) specializing in Organizational Performance and Leadership Development. 30 years with IBM as an Engineer in various ends of the business, including getting products designed from concept phase to full manufacturing. 12 years management experience. Key skills in coaching, organizational development, collaborative leadership, program management, problem solving, career development, performance management and product development. Also have been an Alumni Admissions representative for Lafayette College for over 35 years.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications
  • Technology & IT Services

Industry Experience

  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Technical & Scientific Services
  • Professional & Business Services


CPC (Certified Professional Coach) from Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC)

ELI-MP (Energy Leadership Index - Master Practioner) certification from IPEC

MS Applied Physics (course completion Penn State)

BS Physics (Lafayette College)

Louise Coles

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Video